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CHAPTER 5B. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 1985.

ARTICLE 1A. WEST VIRGINIA RAILS TO TRAILS PROGRAM.

§5B-1A-3. Definitions.

(1) “Abandoned railroad rights-of-way” means land on which discontinuance of rail service has been authorized by the interstate commerce commission.

(2) “Division” means the Division of Tourism and parks.

(3) “Nonmotorized recreational trail use” means bicycle, hiking, cross-country skiing, horseback riding, horse drawn wagon, jogging or other similar activities.

(4) “Rail bank” means the holding intact of an abandoned railroad right-of-way for future railroad service.

(5) “Rail trail” means an abandoned railroad right-of-way utilized in the interim as a public nonmotorized recreational trail.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2020 Regular Session
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